Table of contents for The deep / Claire Nouvian, editor.

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Contents
Foreword
Introduction
Life in the Water Column
The Exploration of the Deep
Dr. Cindy Lee Van Dover, College of William & Mary, USA
Midwater Life: Survival in a Harsh Environment
Dr. George I. Matsumoto, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), USA
A Theater of Chinese Shadows¿Sidebar
The Nocturnal Ballet of Deep-Sea Creatures
Dr. Marsh Youngbluth, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, USA
Living Lights in the Sea
Dr. Edith Widder, Ocean Research and Conservation Association (ORCA), USA
Evolution Caught Red-Handed¿Sidebar
Gelatinous but Voracious Predators
Dr. Laurence Madin, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA
From Myth to Reality: Monsters of the Deep
Dr. Clyde Roper, Smithsonian Institution, USA
Are Deep-Sea Animals Living Fossils?
Dr. Robert C. Vrijenhoek, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), USA
The Vampire Squid from Hell¿Sidebar
Life at the Bottom
The Deep Seafloor: A Desert Devoid of Life?
Dr. Craig M. Young, Oregon Institute of Marine Biology, USA
The Polar Depths
Dr. Michael Klages, Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Germany
The Monterey Canyon
Dr. Gary Greene, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), USA
Sharks of the Dark Realm¿Sidebar
Seamounts: Gal pagos of the Deep
Dr. J. Anthony Koslow, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation 
(CSIRO), Marine and Atmospheric Research, Australia
Deep-Water Coral Reefs: Out of Sight, Out of Mind¿Sidebar
Hydrothermal Vents
Dr. Daniel Desbruyères, French Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (IFREMER), France
Gas Promotes Mass: Methane Seeps
Dr. Lisa Levin, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA
A Whale¿s End is the Beginning of Life at the Deep Seafloor
Dr. Craig R. Smith, University of Hawaii, USA
Deep Trenches: The Ultimate Abysses
Dr. Kantaro Fujioka and Dr. Dhugal Lindsay, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science 
and Technology (JAMSTEC)
The Deep Sea in Figures
Glossary
Index
Bibliography
Photo credits
Acknowledgments

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Deep-sea animals.
Deep-sea ecology.
Deep-sea animals -- Pictorial works.